28-31 January 2018
Daejeon Convention Center (DCC)
Asia/Seoul timezone

The 9th Asian Forum for Accelerators and Detectors (AFAD) will be held from January 28 to 31, in Daejeon, Korea. AFAD is organized by Asian Committee of Future Accelerator (ACFA) to promote collaboration among universities and research institutes in Asia and Oceania. The major focus of forum will be given to the fields of accelerators, detectors and related technologies in the industry as well as in the research institutes. AFAD2018 is being organized by the Institute for Basic Science (IBS) and will be hosted by a team of Rare Isotope Science Project. Lately, the Division of Quantum Engineering and Nuclear Fusion of the Korean Nuclear Society joined to co-host the Forum, which is expected to expand the scope of participants.


Important dates

Registration (extended): January 19, 2018

Abstract deadline (extended): January 19, 2018

Forum dates: January 28-31, 2018



Seven Working Groups (WG) are formed with the following topics

  • WG1: Accelerator and its related technologies for photon science

  • WG2: Detector Technology Development

  • WG3: Accelerator technologies for industrial & medical applications

  • WG4: Innovative accelerator techniques

  • WG5: Accelerator and its related technologies for hadron (neutron) science

  • WG6: Network & Computing

  • WG7: Cryogenics, Cryomodule and Superconducting Technology for Accelerator


Contact information

Jongwon Kim  email: jwkim@ibs.re.kr

Beomsoo Joo  email: bjoo@ibs.re.kr



Starts 28 Jan 2018 17:00
Ends 31 Jan 2018 18:00
Daejeon Convention Center (DCC)
107 Expo-Ro, Yuseong-gu, Deajeon, Korea